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Lovelace (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $352,755Details
International Box Office $85,015Details
Worldwide Box Office $437,770
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $202,552 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $109,117 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $311,669
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  1. Summary
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  3. Box Office
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer


In 1972-before the internet, before the porn explosion-Deep Throat was a phenomenon: the first scripted pornographic theatrical feature film, featuring a story, some jokes, and an unknown and unlikely star, Linda Lovelace. Escaping a strict religious family, Linda discovered freedom and the highlife when she fell for and married charismatic hustler Chuck Traynor. As Linda Lovelace she became an international sensation-less centerfold fantasy than a charming girl-next-door with an impressive capacity for fellatio. Fully inhabiting her new identity, Linda became an enthusiastic spokesperson for sexual freedom and uninhibited hedonism. Six years later she presented another, utterly contradictory, narrative to the world-and herself as the survivor of a far darker story.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 9th, 2013 (Limited) by Radius
International Releases: September 13th, 2013 (Wide) (Brazil)
November 14th, 2013 (Wide) (Thailand)
Video Release: November 5th, 2013 by Anchor Bay Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual, content, nudity, language, drug use and some domestic violence.
(Rating bulletin 2228, 6/30/2012)
Running Time: 92 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Porn Business, Domestic Abuse, Relationships Gone Wrong, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Voiceover/Narration, Intertitle, Non-Chronological, Dysfunctional Family, Adopted Family, Unexpected Pregnancy, Sex Crimes, Epilogue
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Millennium Films
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Linda Lovelace

Supporting Cast

Peter Sarsgaard    Chuck Traynor
Hank Azaria    Gerry Damiano
Wes Bentley    Thomas
Adam Brody    Harry Reems
Bobby Cannavale    Butchie Peraino
James Franco   
Chris Noth    Anthony Romano
Robert Patrick    John Boreman
Eric Roberts    Nat Laurendi
Sharon Stone    Dorothy Boreman

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Production and Technical Credits

Andy Bellin    Screenwriter
Laura Rister    Producer
Jason Weinberg    Producer
Jim Young    Producer
Robert Dalva    Editor
Stephen Trask    Composer
Eric Alan Edwards    Director of Photography

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 5th, 2013

November 7th, 2013

It's a big week with several first run releases, some big TV on DVD, releases, and more to deal with. The only one that truly rises to the level of Pick of the Week is Mad Men: Season Six, but the screener arrived late and I hate awarding Pick of the Week to a title when that happens. The only other release I really want to see is White House Down, but that's more guilty pleasure than Pick of the Week. I guess it goes to Mad Men: Season Six on DVD or Blu-ray. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Lovelace

November 3rd, 2013

When Lovelace was first announced, there was a lot of good buzz surrounding it. The film is a biopic of Linda Lovelace, arguably the first porn star that had mainstream name recognition. However, when it finally hit theaters, the critical response was mixed and it failed to find an audience in theaters. Is it busted Oscar bait? Or does it deserve a second chance to find an audience? More...

Per Theater Chart: IMAX out of this World

August 15th, 2013

IMAX movies have incredible legs and can bounce back in the $10,000 club years and years after their first release. Space Station jumped into first place with an average of $30,602 in one theater. In a World was the best new release with an average of $23,514 in three theaters. It is going to expand and we will have a contest starting on Friday to celebrate. Snake and Mongoose was close behind with $20,254 in its lone theater. Blue Jasmine continues to expand and it is now playing in 119 theaters. However, its average remains very strong at $19,709 and it will undoubtedly continue to expand. The Spectacular Now expanded from 4 to 19 theaters, while its average fell to $14,045. This is still strong enough to suggest further expansion and it should reach its first major milestone shortly. Chennai Express broke records for a Bollywood film playing in 196 theaters, while its per theater average was $11,329. That's an incredible start. More...

Limited Releases Want to be Heard

August 9th, 2013

It is not a good week for limited releases with a couple of higher profile releases failing to win over critics. Lovelace had been earning a lot of buzz before its release, but the reviews suggest it won't be able to capitalize on this buzz. On the other hand, In a World is earning surprisingly strong reviews and it does have a lot of name recognition in the cast, so hopefully it will thrive. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2013/08/09 28 $184,536   118 $1,564   $184,536 1
2013/08/16 47 $38,285 -79% 48 $798   $317,442 2
2013/08/23 72 $4,234 -89% 6 $706   $344,703 3
2013/08/30 75 $4,274 +1% 5 $855   $352,755 4

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2013/08/09 28 $279,157   118 $2,366   $279,157 1
2013/08/16 45 $61,312 -78% 48 $1,277   $340,469 2
2013/08/23 70 $8,012 -87% 6 $1,335   $348,481 3

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Brazil 9/13/2013 $0 0 1 2 $68,768 12/13/2015
Thailand 11/14/2013 $0 0 5 5 $16,247 12/13/2015
International Total$85,015 12/13/2015

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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